Emotions Word Bank
The Emotions Word Bank is a great resource to help you choose appropriate words for each skill level.
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Things to consider before you begin: Select target emotion word based on pre-determined pace, scope, and sequence.
Use this Word Bank sheet and Emotions Color Wheel as you answer these questions:
- Pace: How often should I introduce a new emotion word?
How often will I review targeted words to promote maintenance?
- Scope: How many words will I target?
Will I only choose words from level 1 based on student ability?
- Sequence: Will I target words within a certain type (i.e. “Happy” emotions) first or within a certain emotional range (i.e. mild emotions) first?
Note: On the Emotions Color Wheel, the emotional types are grouped by color (“Happy” = green). In terms of range, mild emotions are on the outer perimeter of the circle; the most extreme emotions are found in the circle’s core.